National Junior Firefighter Program: Scholarships
This resource contains links to organizations with listed scholarships. Through these links, over 150 scholarships are available. Most of the scholarships are for college students studying fire engineering, fire protection, fire safety, or emergency medical services. However, a few scholarships are available for children of current, retired, or deceased firefighters-regardless of the students’ major area of study.
If you know of other scholarship opportunities for junior firefighters that should be added to the list, please contact us with the scholarship details.
Columbia Southern University
Cumberland Valley Volunteer Firemen’s Association
Fire Apparatus Manufacturers’ Association
International Association of Arson Investigators
International Association of Fire Chiefs Foundation
International Association of Fire Fighters
- W.H. “Howie” McClennan Scholarship (Must be a child of a firefighter who died in the line of duty.)
Maryland Higher Education Commission
Oklahoma State University
- Fire Protection and Safety Technology Scholarships (Three scholarships are available for college sophomores and above.)
Society of Fire Protection Engineers
- Many local chapters offer scholarship programs. Visit their web site to find your local chapter.
The Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company
University of Maryland
- Fire Protection Engineering Scholarships (for UMD students)